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AP Exclusive: US shelves detailed guide to reopening country

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in April in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, as Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, listens. The Trump administration has shelved a set of detailed documents created by the nation’s top disease investigators meant to give step-by-step advice to local leaders deciding when and how to reopen mass transit, day care centers, restaurants, bars and other public places during the still-raging pandemic. AP Photo by Alex Brandon

A document created by the nation’s top disease investigators with step-by-step advice to local authorities on how and when to reopen restaurants and other public places during the still-raging outbreak has been shelved by the Trump administration. The 17-page report ...

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Lawsuit: Pork plant a public nuisance

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Workers at a Milan pork plant are taking a new tack in their federal lawsuit against the plant’s owner, Smithfield Foods Inc., by alleging the company is not doing enough to protect workers from getting sick from COVID-19.

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CDC compiles new guidelines to help organizations reopen

Businesses should close break rooms. Restaurants should consider disposable menus and plates. Schools should have students eat lunch in their classrooms. These are some of the recommendations offered in new federal plans designed to help restaurants, schools, churches and businesses ...

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